A bill requiring new smartphones sold in California to have the so-called ‘kill switch’ anti-theft technology was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Councilmembers Kriss Worthington and Maxwell Anderson have called for a city ordinance that would require every mobile phone sold within the city to carry a sticker “warning consumers of the risk of brain cancer.”
If you use your cell phone for work you could be seeing more money in your paycheck.
Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a California bill into law requiring all new phones to have a shutdown feature known as a “kill switch,” but protests in Ferguson, Missouri have sparked a last-ditch effort to stop the bill.
Police are searching for a man who photographed a woman in a Palo Alto public restroom Thursday.
A 58-year-old man was attacked with a baseball bat in a robbery in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Wednesday night.
Cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.
A 19-year-old University of California at Berkeley student has been charged with six misdemeanor counts of invading privacy for allegedly shooting several cellphone videos of women showering in dormitories in recent months, campus police said.
A driver talking on his cellphone crashed into another vehicle, injuring two people, then left his car pinning the victims inside and fled the scene, according to Richmond police.
Pleasant Hill police have arrested a 38-year-old man in an armed robbery Tuesday at a cellphone store.